Category: Bluegrass recording news

Appalachia Apologia from Lonesome Trio

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ed Helms, the well-known movie and TV comic, and less-well-known banjo picker and acoustic musician, is putting the old band back together, reuniting his college group, The Lonesome Trio, and releasing a new album of original material June 16 on Sugar Hill Records. And he […]


Sarah Harris talks Heartstrings

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Callahan, FL’s Trinity River Band has been extremely busy this past year. Next week, their latest album, Heartstrings will be released on Orange Blossom Records, their third release in a little over a year. 2014’s Better Than Blue proved a breakthrough album for the band, with title […]


Four more Heritage Collection titles from Rural Rhythm

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass pioneers Hylo Brown, J.E. Mainer and Mac Martin are the subjects of four new reissues in the Heritage Collection Series from Rural Rhythm Records. Since launching this line of archival recordings in 2013, the label has now brought nearly two dozen vintage LPs back […]


Closer To Home from Nathan Stanley

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nathan Stanley has a new single, Closer To Home, which is currently being serviced to bluegrass and Southern Gospel radio stations. Closer To Home was written by Darlene Fowler, who works with Nathan at The Stanley Agency, and will be included on his next album, not […]


Backstep Blues from Tellico

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Asheville, NC has produced some of the most interesting new sounds in the modern bluegrass and old time music scene of late. Something about the community there is drawing creative people, and clumping them together to make string band music that pushes boundaries while holding on […]


Til I Hear It From You from Dale Ann Bradley

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Continuing with her trend of re-cutting rock and pop hits in her smooth bluegrass style, Dale Ann Bradley has released a first single from her upcoming Pinecastle release. Til I Hear It From You joins her other classic covers like Tom Petty’s Won’t Back Down, […]


Brother John from The Steeldrivers

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rounder Records has released a first single from The Muscle Shoals Recording by The Steeldrivers. It’s a new song from guitarist/vocalist Gary Nichols, Brother John, which includes an acoustic slide guitar solo from Jason Isbell, country rock singer/songwriter and Nichols’ childhood friend who co-produced the track. […]


Mountain Girl from Sideline

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sideline is one of those groups that bluegrass has seen many of in its short history. They started out as a special project band, getting together a few times each year as the members, many of whom were otherwise committed to full time groups, had […]


Blended Blue from John Berry

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Country artist John Berry had a good run in the ’90s, enjoying a #1 hit with Your Love Amazes Me, and Top Ten status for She’s Taken a Shine and Standing on the Edge of Goodbye. When his string of hits subsided, John resettled near his childhood home in […]


Ain’t That Crazy from Gold Heart

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gold Heart has a first single out today from their upcoming Mountain Fever Album, Places I’ve Been. The band consists of the three Gold sisters from northern Virginia, with their dad, Trent, on bass. All three sing, with Tori on mandolin, Jocey on guitar, and […]